Tag Archives: compassion

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Get Happiness From Within

People look everywhere for their happiness. They continually search and think they’ll find it somewhere else, but it’s SO right there where they can touch it… in their own hearts. I always say, if you wake up in the morning and you’re breathing, walking, you can hear and see, and you’re NOT sick, then that… Read More


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Don’t Forget To Go Outside

When someone I deeply love is sick, has a sore throat and cannot swallow well… I feel it. I get a sort of a sore throat, too. If they’re limping or stiff, I pick up the limp just a little bit and slow down my pace. I used to think this is somewhat weird. Now,… Read More


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I’m Sticking Up For You

I wrote this poem in the wake of the heartbreaking news of the Orlando shooting this weekend. This incomprehensible tragedy shocked and saddened me beyond belief. I didn’t think this is where we would be in the world. It’s overwhelming. Whether you’re a parent, an advocate of a child with Autism, defending a friend against… Read More


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Life Is Full Of Typos!

You know you made a typo—either by your own doing or courtesy of Autocorrect. Even if you have to send the second email, make the correction. Sometimes—no matter how careful we are with our words—we make mistakes. There are times where I think I’ve typed the most perfectly constructed sentence. I was thoughtful and took… Read More


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How A Single Word Can Make a Heart Open

I literally have the biggest memories of the smallest words of displayed kindness. Sometimes all it takes is a single word—from someone who doesn’t necessarily talk too much, but says just the right thing when they do. The list is much too long to mention all the timesWords of cheer That I hold dear, Reduced… Read More


Empathy

You know you’ve been working too hard, for too long, when you realize you’ve never seen the movie Funny Face with Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn. How did this happen? My favorite college course was The History of George Gershwin for a Humanities credit my sophomore year. The fact that I missed out on this… Read More


Random Acts of Kindness

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” —Princess Diana  I feel so fortunate to be able to work from home—with my three Scotties as my co-workers. I tend to schedule my work day around the typical… Read More